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Famous Grasslands in the world

All Important grasslands around the world pdf > Remembering all the grasslands is common general knowledge for any competitive examinations like IAS, UPSC, SSC, CGL, Railway PSC and Banking.

# List of all Important Grassland around the world:

Name of the GrasslandLocationArea sq km
 # Prairie GrasslandNorth America (USA Canada)574653
 # Pampas GrasslandSouth American (Argentina, Uruguay Brazil)750,000
 # Downs GrasslandAustralia77,388
 # savanna GrasslandCentral Africa12949940.55
 # Campos GrasslandBrazil‎26,417
 # Pustaz GrasslandHungary and it’s surrounding regions
 # Veldt GrasslandSouthern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, Zimbabwe Botswana)
 # Steppe GrasslandEuropean Russia, Siberia and Asian Russia7609000
 # Manchurian GrasslandMongolia, China887,300
 # Canterbury grasslandNew Zealand44,508
 # Llanos GrasslandColombia and Venezuela440000

⇒ Grasslands are the area covered by mostly of grasses and where the vegetation is dominated by grass. There are twelve major grasslands in the world. All these are given above in a tabular form. There are two types of grassland one is tropical and other is temperate. Example of tropical grasslands are prairie and savanna. Example of temperate grasslands are Pampas Veldt and Canterbury.

Grasslands are known differently around different part of the world. Prairie is known in North America,  Pampas in South America, Downs in Australia, Savanna and veldt in Africa.

⇒ The Prairie grassland is known as the granaries of the world.

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